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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *layʾ-at- ~ laʾay-at- (cow), possibly from verbal root *l-ʾ-y "to be strong, mighty".

Proper nounEdit

לֵאָה (Le'a)

  1. Leah (biblical character)
  2. A female given name: Leah

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Astour, Michael C. (1966) Hellenosemitica: An Ethinic and Cultural Study in West Semitic Impact on on Mycenaean Greece, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 90
  • Kogan, Leonid (2011), “Proto-Semitic Lexicon”, in Weninger, Stefan, editor, The Semitic Languages. An International Handbook (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft – Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science; 36), Berlin: De Gruyter, →ISBN, page 205

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew לֵאָה‎.

Proper nounEdit

לאה (leyef, diminutive לאהלע(leyele)

  1. Leah (biblical character)
  2. A female given name: Leah